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ERIC Number: EJ913893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
ISSN: ISSN-1073-1911
The Impact of Emotional Priming on MMPI-2 Scale Scores
Lee, Tayla T. C.; Forbey, Johnathan D.; Ritchey, Kristin A.
Assessment, v18 n1 p102-105 Mar 2011
The current study investigated potential emotional priming effects on Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) scale scores. Participants included 98 college students who completed a personal narrative intended to induce temporary mood states, the MMPI-2, and a mood rating inventory. Results of the mood manipulation indicated that the individuals who first wrote a negative personal narrative reported a less positive mood (d = -0.79). However, analysis of variance results indicated no statistically significant differences on MMPI-2 scale scores between groups (median [eta][squared] = 0.005). Limitations and future directions are discussed. (Contains 3 tables and 2 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory